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Full-scale functional tests at appropriate temperature, pressure, and mass flow conditions are necessary for developing and qualifying components such as:

  • Valves
  • Safety valves
  • Safety valve pilots
  • Control rod drive mechanisms
  • Fuel assemblies.


For endurance tests investigating long-term behavior and wear effects, water chemistry must be adjusted to match the reactor coolant conditions.


We operate a comprehensive test facility in order to offer full-scale testing capabilities for boiling water reactor and pressurized water reactor nuclear components.


Your Benefits

  • Powerful and flexible infrastructure to meet all your testing needs
  • Extended possibilities with access to the Framatome thermal-hydraulic worldwide platform
  • Reliable test results through accreditation as test and inspection body in accordance with ISO 17025 and 17020, accepted by ILAC

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Thermo-Hydraulic Platform qualified as test and inspection body